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|Society & You - Social Critic|
|Friday, 03 August 2012 11:37|
According to the results [bn] recently published the Higher Secondary examinations [bn] Bangladesh National, girls have outperformed their peers. This year, the rate of good performance among students is 79.19%, which is still higher than the rate of 78.23% obtained by male students.
In addition to General Education System [in], the results of the Madrasa Education Board [in] and the Board of Technical Education [en] are also published and girls lead the same way in these fields. In recent years there has been an increase in the rate of achievement of female students in public examinations, and l many people attribute [in] a number of steps taken by the government.
Ferdous Hasan [bn] commented on this achievement:
Women celebrate and show the sign of victory after the announcement of the results of Higher Secondary Certificate. Bayazid Akter Image. Demotix Property
One of the core barriers to progress for women is the "eve teasing" or sexual harassment of girls. Bangladesh Nari Sangha Prgati described in one of his reports [es]:
The history of Jui:
Hawa Akhter Jui is a simple girl from Bangladesh. He contracted a marriage by family arrangement still studying in school. Her husband objected to continue with their studies. His father recognized his passion for education and got the support to the eleventh class Narshingdi Government College. Her husband, who lived abroad, was angry to learn of their admission to the University. When I cut back five fingers after an altercation with the purpose that could not continue their studies.
But that did not stop. He attended the HSC examination (with the help of a premium) and spent thus making sure "A" [bn] in their ratings.
Gender inequality in the education sector:
The Government of Bangladesh is committed to increasing the level of literacy to 100% in the 2014 National policy on Education. Anneshon Unnayan's report entitled ¨ Gender inequality in Bangladesh ¨ [at] says that in 2000 male literacy was 49.5%. During 2010 increased to 61.12%. Furthermore in 2010 the female literacy rate was 40.1% which increased to 54.8% in 2010. Thus the statistics show that female literacy growth is 1.47% per annum. If this pace continues with the goal of 100% by 2014 will not be obtained. There is a deficit of 39.32% stipulated. In addition, there is a difference in the rate of adoption among girls in urban and rural locations. In higher education this becomes more evident among females and males. Although the primary level students acquire the land, show that higher education still lag behind. In public universities admission of women is only 24.3%.
According to the constitution of Bangladesh the men and women have equal status. But in reality, within the family circle, there is discrimination. So, to wean women are required to every custom, ritual, law and policy that differentiates man from the woman needs to reform and change efforts establishing coordination between legal, administrative and community for attaining this.
This entry BNPS [in], solving social problems is emphasized as a means to achieve female literacy rates higher: